Presentation on Formalising Speech Acts (Course:74.757 Formal Logic). Sameer Kumar Graduate Student Department of Computer Science University of Manitoba. Outline. Speech Acts Formal Model Formalising Speech Acts Whole Hearted Satisfaction Conclusion. Speech Act Theory.
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Presentation onFormalising Speech Acts(Course:74.757 Formal Logic)
Department of Computer Science
University of Manitoba
Speech act: illocutionary force and proposition.
Can be described through a simple formal language:
A message, m, is a pair <i,p> where
Let M = 〈F,[ ]〉 be an intensional model for the language L, where F= 〈T,<,fA 〉 is a frame and [ ] is an interpretation
T is a set of all possible times ordered by < and a function, which assigns agents to times, fA: T ↦ A (Where A is set of agent symbols)
[ ] assigns intensions (sense, meaning) to atomic propositions and to the pairs of agent symbols and actions.
means that, on scenario S, agent x performed the speech act of saying m to agent y in the time from t1 to t2
A directive is satisfied if
A commisive is satisfied if